Grabowsky to buy Hampton House building in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After 70 years in town, Hampton House, a high-end furniture store, is closing and Montclair developer and downtown landlord Dick Grabowsky is purchasing its landmark building on the corner of Bloomfield and...
Small Business

In brief: Shop small in Montclair today

The Montclair Center BID will celebrate Small Business Saturday today Saturday, Nov. 30.
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IN BRIEF: Montclair street closures planned for this weekend

The Montclair Center BID will be closing Church Street on Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18 from 5-10 p.m. and South Park Street from Friday, July 17 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, July 19 at 3 p.m.
Green Business

Montclair continues work with Green Business Program

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Last year, Montclair rolled out a new program, in partnership with Montclair State University, to encourage local businesses to adopt eco-friendly practices. This year, the partners hope that the Green Business Program will...
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Montclair shoppers begin to adjust to new bag guidelines

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSara Friend was out shopping at the Claremont Avenue CVS last Friday when she realized she had left her reusable bags in the car by mistake and had to pay for the...

Montclair opens a new hotel: Bobbi Brown’s The George

The George, the new hotel from Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker, will open at the end of February/beginning of March. Here's our report from a press preview.

Montclair BID names full-time executive director

Jason Gleason has been named as Montclair BID executive director.
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Montclair movie-going on hold

Movie theaters in New Jersey are closed for now. The Bellevue will re-open; it is unclear what will hapen to the Clairidge.

Fancifying your feet; finding sure footing in Montclair (Robin’s Nest)

Robin checks out Montclair's Shoe Sector and the newly opened Gravity Vault.
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Montclair CFO wants to mandate employee direct deposit

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWith only nine township employees not opting for direct deposit and three recent incidents of double paycheck cashing, Padmaja Rao, Montclair’s chief financial officer, thinks making the township’s payroll mandatory direct...